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Battles Of The Week: Luke Cage vs Iron Fist (Hero vs Hero)

 

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BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

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Writers and Artists

Chris Claremont and John Byrne.

SYNOPSIS FOR “Fist of Iron — Heart of Stone!”

Power Man has broken into the home of Danny Rand looking for Misty Knight. Instead, he finds Colleen Wing. When he attacks Colleen, she calls Danny and Misty for help.

In their first encounter, Power Man fights the martial arts master Iron Fist.

IN SUPERHERO BATTLES

BLACK POWER VS AN IRON FIST THAT CAN LEVEL A CITY!
Power Man (1977) #48. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

Enter the contestants in Manhattan, New York City. On the left side is Luke Cage, Power Man, and on the right side is Iron Fist.

Let’s look at the stats.

LUKE CAGE – EARTH-616
Super Strength: Building 17%
Super Speed: Metahuman 25%
Durability: Stellar 58%
Energy Projection: Metahuman 17%
Fighting Skills: Combatant 33%
Intelligence: Trained 17%
WEAKNESSES
  • Near-Unbreakable Skin.
  • Radiation.
IRON FIST – EARTH-616
Super Strength: Metahuman 17%
Super Speed: Sonic 58%
Durability: Building 17%
Energy Projection: Multi-City Block 25%
Fighting Skills: Peak Human 50%
Intelligence: Field Experience 25%
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Iron Fist Suit.

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THE FIGHT

Suddenly, Power Man breaks into Danny Rand’s apartment. In order to protect Misty Knight, Iron Fist fights Power Man.

The battle to decide who is the best fighter! Toggle Luke Cage’s Negative Damage under our Damage Points to find out the power of the Iron Fist.

DAMAGE SCALE

DAMAGE POINTS


The fight starts out with Iron Fist sneaking up on Power Man.




On the following pages, Iron Fist lands a devastating blow on Power Man sending him through the apartment and toppling another building. Later, Power Man awakens and fights. With superior speed and agility, Iron Fist lands two kicks.

IRON FIST ENERGY MANIPULATION + BLUNT FORCE (x2) ATTACKS: 6 DAMAGE PTS + 1 DAMAGE PT (x2) = 8 DAMAGE PTS.




On the final pages, Power Man rips the wooden floor off Iron Fist’s feet and nearly choked him to death. Not wanting to be a murderer, he relents.

POWER MAN CONCUSSION + BRUTE FORCE (x2) ATTACKS: 3 DAMAGE PTS + 1 DAMAGE PT (x2) = 5 DAMAGE PTS.

At the end of the fight, Power Man wins.

TOTAL


LUKE CAGE’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

-9 DAMAGE PTS.

Supernova Explosion = 10^44 J = 5e+43 J = 1.1904762e+34 Ton of TNT.
Iron Fist Power = 2.0061743*10^12 J = 477.660547619 Ton of TNT.
-(9 DAMAGE PTS * 2.0061743*10^12 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -4298.94492857 ​PTS * Ton of TNT.
Luke Cage’s Durability = (-4298.94492857 ​PTS * Ton of TNT)/(1.1904762e+34 Ton of TNT) = -3.6111137e-31 PTS.
Durability = 9 – 3.6111137e-31 = 3.6111137e-31 PTS = 9 = STELLAR.

DURABILITY: STELLAR

Durability: Stellar 58%
IRON FIST’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

-5 DAMAGE PTS.

Kennedy Ferry Tons of TNT = 2.831623369 Tons of TNT.
-(5 DAMAGE PTS * 1340340817.8 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -1.59564383071 PTS * Tons of TNT.
Iron Fist’s Durability = (-1.59564383071 PTS * Tons of TNT)/(2.831623369 PTS) = -0.56350849769 PTS.
Durability = 2 – 0.56350849769 = 1.44 PTS = METAHUMAN.




DURABILITY: METAHUMAN

Durability: Metahuman 12%

WINNER: POWER MAN WINS BY NEAR DEATH.

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LUKE CAGE'S FIRST APPEARANCE

Hero For Hire (1972) #1, titled “Out of Hell — A Hero!” marks the first appearance of Luke Cage in Marvel continuity. The issue tells the origin story of Lucas Cage: An ex-con that broke out of prison after participating in an experiment on an alternate Super-Soldier serum. Changing his name to Luke Cage, he started Hero For Hire.

The comic was written by Archie Goodwin and penciled by George Tuska.

LUKE CAGE’S SENSATIONAL ORIGIN ISSUE
'Hero For Hire' (1972) #1, titled "Out of Hell -- A Hero!" marks the first appearance of Luke Cage in Marvel continuity.
Hero For Hire (1972) #1, titled “Out of Hell — A Hero!” marks the first appearance of Luke Cage in Marvel continuity. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

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Power Man Vol 1 48 in Marvel Database.
Luke Cage (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Daniel Rand (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Hero for Hire Vol 1 1 in Marvel Database.
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DB Comics Mailbag: What Is The #Readonline Campaign?

 

DB COMICS MAILBAG

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IN NEWSLETTER

In November, I realized Database Comics was not providing services that fans are looking for. While we have had an amazing year with the Battle Ranker, Reviews and Engagements on Facebook and Twitter, our website needs to help fans find what they want.

When you do a Google Search, you realize that many comic book fans read comics online. Furthermore, online shopping has increased and the potential for digitcal comics purchases has increased. To this end, we are committed to providing reviews of Amazon products in order to assist customers in making the best purchases possible. At the same time, you will find in most articles, links to Amazon products in order to speed up your purchase.

#TisTheSeasonOfGiving and we believe comic fans should receive their digital gifts. Let’s create a new generation of #digitalcomicreaders. Join our #readonline campaign and #takethepledge to buy a #digitalcomic this month.

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Battles Of The Week: Superboy vs Supergirl (Hero vs Hero)

 
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To #collectabattle, click on the Amazon product image below to purchase Superboy (2011-2014) #17. Visit our product review.

OUR REVIEW RATING SCORE:


























Rating: 4 out of 5.

'Superboy' (2013) #17.
Writers and Artists

Tom DeFalco and R.B. Silva.

SYNOPSIS FOR “Lost Cause!”

The “H’El on Earth” Super-Family event rockets toward its conclusion as Superboy faces off against the Herald of the Oracle! “H’El on Earth” part 10.

IN CRISES

'Superboy' (2013) #17.
Superboy (2013) #17. AP Photo/DC Comics

Enter the contestants at the Fortress of Solitude. On the left side is Superboy, and on the right side is Supergirl.

Let’s look at the stats.

SUPERBOY – PRIME EARTH

Super Strength: Planetary 50%
Super Speed: Supersonic 58%
Durability: Planetary 50%
Energy Projection: Planetary 50%
Fighting Skills: Expert Combatant 42%
Intelligence: Genius 42%

PARAPHERNALIA
  • Containment Suit.
WEAKNESSES
  • Vulnerability to Kryptonite.
  • Vulnerability to Magic.
  • Power Limitation.
  • Power Instability.
  • Solar Energy Dependency.
SUPERGIRL – PRIME EARTH

Super Strength: Planetary 50%
Super Speed: Stellar 67%
Durability: Planetary 50%
Energy Projection: City 25%
Fighting Skills: Bloodlusted 58%
Intelligence: Field Experience 25%

PARAPHERNALIA
  • Red Lantern Ring.
WEAKNESSES
  • Vulnerability to Kryptonite.
  • Vulnerability to Magic.
  • Solar Energy Dependency.
  • Bigotry.
  • Uncontrollable Rage.

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THE FIGHT

In order to stop ‘H’el on Earth,’ Superboy has to fight Supergirl to the death.

The battle to decide who is the strongest Kryptonian!

DAMAGE SCALE

DAMAGE POINTS

Flying through a portal to the timestream, Superboy meets Supergirl.

On the following page, Supergirl flies Superboy into the ice and deals him two destroying attacks.

SUPERGIRL CONCUSSION + BLUNT FORCE (x2) ATTACKS: 3 DAMAGE PTS + 1 DAMAGE PT (x2) = 5 DAMAGE PTS.

On the final page, Supergirl punches Superboy to the ground twice.

SUPERGIRL BLUNT FORCE ATTACK (x2): 1 DAMAGE PT (x2) = 2 DAMAGE PTS.

TOTAL


SUPERBOY’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

-11 DAMAGE PTS.

Pressure At Earth’s Core = 10^11 Pa = 9.1806459e+13 J = 13.5852583645 Ton of TNT.
-(11 DAMAGE PTS * 2 x 10^9 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -5.2380952381 ​PTS * Ton of TNT.
Superboy’s Durability = (-13.5852583645 ​PTS * Ton of TNT)/(5.2380952381 Ton of TNT) = -2.59354932413 PTS.
Durability = 6 – 2.59354932413 = 3.41 PTS = CITY.


DURABILITY: CITY

Durability: City 25%

SUPERGIRL’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

0 DAMAGE PTS.

0 DAMAGE PTS

Durability = 6 – 0 = 6 PTS = PLANETARY.


DURABILITY: PLANETARY

Durability: Planetary 50%

WINNER: SUPERGIRL WINS BY INCAPACITATION.

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SUPERBOY IN COMICS

SUPERBOY'S FIRST APPEARANCE

The Adventures Of Superman (1993) #500, titled “Life After Death”, marks the first appearance of Superboy in DC continuity. In the issue, Superboy breaks out of Project Cadmus and is met by the Newsboy Legion who dub him “Superboy.”

The issue was created by Jerry Ordway and Tom Grummett.

SUPERBOY’S FIRST ISSUE SPECTACULAR
In 'Adventures Of Superman' (1993) #500, we are introduced to Superboy's origin story.
In Adventures Of Superman (1993) #500, we are introduced to Superboy’s origin story. AP Photo/DC Comics.


Superboy Vol 6 17 in DC Database.
Kon-El (Prime Earth) in DC Database.
Kara Zor-El (Prime Earth) in DC Database.
Adventures of Superman Vol 1 500 in DC Database.
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Battles Of The Week: Batman vs Captain America (DC vs Marvel)

 
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Celebrating Comic-Con? To #collectabattle, click on DC vs Marvel TP to buy on Amazon. Visit our product review.

OUR REVIEW RATING SCORE:


























Rating: 4 out of 5.

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Writers and Artists

Ron Marz, Peter David and Dan Jurgens, Claudio Castellini.

SYNOPSIS FOR “ROUND THREE”

In order to determine whose universe lives, the Brothers have chosen champions from each universe to do battle. As the contests continue, two superheroes must face off.

Their battle to save their universes.

IN DC VS MARVEL

THE SHOWDOWN OF THE CENTURY!
The showdown of the century.
The showdown of the century. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

Enter the two contestants underwater. On the left side is Batman, the Dark Knight and on the right side is Captain America, the Super Soldier.

Let’s look at the stats.

Batman in the sewers of Gotham City.
BATMAN – NEW EARTH

Super Strength: Peak Human 8%
Super Speed: Supersonic 58%
Durability: Peak Human 8%
Energy Projection: City 25%
Fighting Skills: Metahuman 67%
Intelligence: Mathematical Computation 58%

PARAPHERNALIA
  • Batsuit.
  • Utility Belt.
  • Batrope.
  • Batboat.
  • Batcycle.
  • Batmobile.
  • Batplane.
  • Batarang.
WEAKNESSES
  • Single-Mindedness.
  • Drug Addiction: Batman was once addicted to Venom.
  • Restricted Mobility: Bane broke Batmans back who ended up bound to a wheelchair.
CAPTAIN AMERICA – EARTH-616

Super Strength: Metahuman 17%
Super Speed: Supersonic 58%
Durability: Stellar 58%
Energy Projection: Metahuman 17%
Fighting Skills: Warrior 75%
Intelligence: Leader 33%

PARAPHERNALIA
  • Captain America’s Uniform.
  • Utility Belt.
  • Captain America’s Shield.
  • Energy Shield.

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THE FIGHT

In the Manhattan sewage system, Batman and Captain America are fighting.

The battle to decide who is the greatest martial artist!

DAMAGE SCALE

The fight starts out with Batman using stealth to attack Captain America with a kick.

BATMAN BLUNT FORCE ATTACK: 1 DAMAGE PT

On the following page, Captain America answers with a push with his shield and a punch.

CAPTAIN AMERICA BLUNT FORCE + CONCUSSION ATTACKS: 1 DAMAGE PT + 3 DAMAGE PTS = 4 DAMAGE PTS.

On the final page, Batman connects with the batarang while Captain America misses the shield throw and is swept away by the gush of water.

BATMAN CONCUSSION ATTACK: 3 DAMAGE PTS.

At the end of the battle, Batman wins the battle.

TOTAL


BATMAN’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

-4 DAMAGE PTS.

Batman’s Durability In The Sewers = 241316505.26 N/m^2 * area = 0.31715883548 Ton of TNT.
-(1 DAMAGE PTS * 50216594 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = 0.04782532761 PTS * Ton of TNT.
Batman’s Durability = (-0.04782532761 PTS * Ton of TNT)/(0.31715883548 Ton of TNT) = -0.13872954646 PTS.
Durability = 1 – 0.14 = 0.86 PTS = PEAK HUMAN.


DURABILITY: PEAK HUMAN

Durability: Peak Human 8%

CAP’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

-4 DAMAGE PTS.

Batman’s Durability In The Sewers = 241316505.26 N/m^2 * area = 0.32405359277 Ton of TNT.
-(4 DAMAGE PTS * 57390394 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -0.05465751809 PTS * Ton of TNT.
Captain’s Durability = (0.05465751809 PTS * Ton of TNT)/(0.32405359277 Ton of TNT) = 0.16866814412 PTS.
Durability = 1 – 0.16 = 0.84 PTS = PEAK HUMAN.


DURABILITY: PEAK HUMAN

Durability: Peak Human 8%

WINNER: BATMAN WINS BY KNOCKOUT

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CAPTAIN AMERICA IN COMICS

‘Captain America Comics’ (1940) #1, titled “Meet Captain America” marks the first appearance of Captain America in Marvel continuity. The issue tells the origin story of Captain America and his recruitment in the war effort against the Nazis during World War II. The issue also tells the relationship between friends and allies Captain America and Bucky Barnes.

The comic was written and penciled by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.

CAPTAIN AMERICA FIRST ISSUE SPECTACULAR
Captain America Comics’ (1940) #1, titled “Meet Captain America” marks the first appearance of Captain America in Marvel continuity. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

Marvel Versus DC Vol 1 3 in Marvel Database.
Captain America Comics Vol 1 1 in Marvel Database.
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Battles Of The Week: Wonder Woman vs Cheetah (Hero vs Villain)

In 'Justice League' (2012) #13, Wonder Woman fights Cheetah.
 

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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SYNOPSIS FOR “THE SECRET OF THE CHEETAH: PART ONE”

Diana has to save her friend, even if she has to beat her down. Barbara Minerva accidentally cut herself with a Ritual Dagger and has been possessed by the Goddess Of The Hunt, to become… the Cheetah! Now, it’s up to Wonder Woman and the Justice League to help her, before it’s too late!

IN RELIGIOUS WARFARE

WONDER WOMAN FIGHTS A BLOODY BATTLE AGAINST THE CHEETAH!
In 'Justice League' (2012) #13, Wonder Woman fights Cheetah.
In ‘Justice League’ (2012) #13, Wonder Woman battles Cheetah in Central Park. AP Photo/DC Comics.

Enter the two contestants in Central Park. On the left side is Wonder Woman, the Amazon Princess and on the right side is Cheetah.

Let’s look at the stats.

WONDER WOMAN – PRIME EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: PLANETARY
SUPER-SPEED: SUPERSONIC
DURABILITY: CONTINENT
ENERGY PROJECTION: MOUNTAIN
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: LEADER
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Bracelets of Submission.
  • Lasso of Truth.
  • Sandals of Hermes.
  • Tiara.
  • Atlantiades’ Armor.
  • Magical Sword.
  • Invisible Plane.
WEAKNESSES
  • None
CHEETAH – PRIME EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: CITY
SUPER-SPEED: SUPERSONIC
DURABILITY: CITY
ENERGY PROJECTION: METAHUMAN
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: GENIUS
PARAPHERNALIA
  • God Killer.
WEAKNESSES
  • Limp Leg In Human Form.

WONDER WOMAN PLACES IN THE TOP 10 OF THE BATTLE RANKER COMPETITION

To find out Wonder Woman’s battle rank, visit the Battle Ranker page.

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THE FIGHT

In a vicious fight, Wonder Woman battles the omen of Cheetah in Central Park.

The battle to decide who is more evolved!

WINNER: CHEETAH WINS BY INCAPACITATION

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WONDER WOMAN IN COMICS

‘All Star Comics’ (1942) #8, marks the first appearance of Wonder Woman in DC continuity. The issue tells the origin story of Wonder Woman and the Amazons’ contact with Steve Trevor and man’s world.

The graphic novel was created by Gardner Fox.

WONDER WOMAN’S FIRST ISSUE SPECTACULAR
‘All Star Comics’ (1942) #8, marks the first appearance of Wonder Woman in DC continuity. AP Photo/DC Comics

NEXT BATTLE OF THE WEEK: SPIDER-MAN VS VENOM. MARCH 16TH.

LINKS

Justice League Vol 2 13 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman (Diana Prince) in DC Database.
Barbara Minerva (Prime Earth) in DC Database.